Counselor Fundamentals

Information for high school counselors about the University of North Dakota, its admission process and deadlines.

The official Fighting Hawk has landed

Categories: Admissions

Fierce, green-feathered and with a lot of fanfare, UND’s first official mascot took to the field at UND’s recent Homecoming/Potato Bowl football showdown against Idaho State. The exuberant Fighting Hawk led the team out of the tunnel, worked the crowd, danced to the UND fight song and perched for selfies throughout the game. “It couldn’t […]

Director’s corner welcome

Categories: Admissions

Hello! I’d like to welcome everybody back by kicking off the 2018-19 academic year with our Counselor FUNDAMENTALS eNewsletter. I hope you’ll find the monthly news nuggets helpful to both you and your students as they begin their own countdown to college. At the head of the class And we certainly hope they’ll follow in […]

Future Fighting Hawks can do fly-by at Fall Open House

Categories: Admissions

High school students have seen the postcards. They’ve read the brochures. They maybe even talked to a visiting recruiter. Well, pictures and talk are great, but experiencing UND in person is even better. Future Fighting Hawks who come to the UND Fall Open House set for Thursday, Oct. 18, or Friday, Oct. 19, will get […]

2018-19 freshmen are a real class act

Categories: Admissions

The University of North Dakota’s first-day enrollment snapshot shows its strategy to recruit the most academically prepared freshmen is making a difference. The University reported a fall enrollment total of 13,847 students — 1,835 of them freshmen with some impressive academics. This year’s freshman class counts the most UND Presidential Scholars in UND history, more than 160 Honors […]

Director’s Corner Wrap Up

Categories: Admissions

The end of another school year is upon us, and this is already the last issue of the Counselor FUNDamentals e-newsletter until the fall. We hope these monthly updates have been helpful to you and your students as they prepared for college. As we look back on the 2017-18 year, we had quite a bit of […]

It’s Not Too Late: Choose UND and Confirm Enrollment

Categories: Admissions

It’s not too late for students to let us know they’re coming to UND for the Fall 2018 semester by confirming their enrollment. To confirm enrollment for the fall, students must pay the $200 non-refundable confirmation deposit as soon as possible. This $200 deposit is a down payment applied to future charges students will incur on their UND […]

Special First-Generation Student Orientation

Categories: Admissions

Do you know of any first-generation college students heading to UND in the fall? Encourage them to make their reservations for our special First-Generation Student Orientation on Friday, June 29. This Orientation session is for all first-generation students regardless of major. Students attending will have the chance to connect with other first-generation students, faculty and staff […]

New Fighting Hawks Mascot Chosen

Categories: Admissions

Earlier this month, more than 2,300 UND students took to online balloting to pick their favorite Fighting Hawks mascot design. The winning design shown below is an important milestone in the process to bring UND’s new logo and branding to life. Read the full story on UND’s new mascot in UND Today.

Counselor Breakfasts Recap

Categories: Events, News

Earlier this month, UND hosted a series of Counselor Breakfasts across the state to meet with high school counselors and discuss upcoming changes at UND, including: Strategic planning at UND New website launch New Honors Program track added We would like to thank those in attendance for their great discussions and positive feedback! Please feel […]

Don’t Pay for College Twice! Get College Transcripts to UND

Categories: Admissions, News

Before students register for classes at Orientation, it’s very important that our advisors are aware of any college-level credits they may have earned in high school. If we don’t have students’ official college transcripts on file, the college credits already completed won’t be able to be transferred to UND. This could cause students to have to […]